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April 8, 2021

Alleged Racial Incident Involving Juveniles is Being Investigated by GCPD

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 6, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police Department released a statement, April 5, about an alleged rumor being circulated on the social site, Facebook. The statement reads in part; "There have been some rumors on Facebook regarding an incident, involving juveniles, over the weekend. While we cannot comment on the facts of a juvenile matter, we would like to stress that the matter was, in fact, documented in a police report and it is being actively investigated. We cannot, and will not, discuss the matter on Facebook Messenger or through the comment section of our posts. If anyone has any information about the matter, please contact the Detective Bureau at (856) 456-7797. Searching Facebook we discovered a... Read more →

Suspect Arrested for Cherry Hill Homicide

Camden, N.J. – A man has been charged and arrested for his role in a fatal April 4 shooting in Cherry Hill, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan. Tymere Brown, 26, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder, one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and one count of second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. Police were called to an apartment complex on the 1700 block of Abbey Road on April 4 around 4:30 a.m. for a report of a shooting in the parking lot. When they arrived, they found Leopold McKoy, 64, of Bear, D.E., suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. McKoy was pronounced... Read more →

NJ's Governor's Race Draws Four Republicans Vying for Nomination to Challenge Murphy

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Four candidates are poised to vie for the Republican gubernatorial nomination during the June 8 primary. Former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli of Hillsborough, former Franklin Mayor Brian D. Levine, the Rev. Philip Rizzo of New Vernon and Hirsh Singh of Linwood all filed nominating petitions on Monday, the deadline to submit paperwork. The winner of the primary is likely to face incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy, who is facing a primary challenge. Ciattarelli served in the state Assembly from 2011 until 2018 and was the assistant minority whip from 2014 until 2018. He previously ran for governor in 2017 but lost in the Republican primary. Levine unsuccessfully ran for the New Jersey State Senate District... Read more →

CNB Travel Alert: 76 Eastbound Exit Ramp Closed, Detour

-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to be closed and detoured tonight for roadway restriping Two lanes will be closed on I-76 eastbound near the ramp (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of two lanes on I-76 eastbound in Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, April 8 until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 9, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound. In addition, the two right lanes on I-76 eastbound near the ramp are scheduled to be closed, with three lanes of traffic maintained overnight. These closures... Read more →

CNB Travel Alert: Route 322 westbound traffic shift tomorrow as widening project advances

in Gloucester County... Westbound traffic will be shifted onto newly-reconstructed roadway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic shift on Route 322 westbound as a roadway widening project advances in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 5 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 9, the developer’s contractor, ­­­­R.E. Pierson Construction Co., is scheduled to shift Route 322 westbound traffic to the right onto the reconstructed original roadway beginning near the I-295 interchange in Logan Township. Motorists should expect brief slowdowns and delays while the shifts are taking place. Route 322 eastbound traffic will remain on the new roadway, which was built parallel to the reconstructed lanes. This shift will allow the contractor to complete final paving and traffic signal installation. One... Read more →

How to Help Yourself With Difficult Homework During a Lockdown

Thanks to COVID-19 and the ongoing pandemic that resulted from it, lockdowns have become a part of our life. And if that wasn’t enough, students like you are having to deal with a ton of homework even when classes are online. You’re practically at home all the time now, and yet, the term ‘homework’ still seems to haunt you as always. Things don’t get any easier when the tasks you’re assigned are difficult to do. And due to the lockdown, you can’t even go out to a library or a friend’s place to discuss it. So to help you deal with difficult homework during a lockdown, here are a few tips. Don’t stress yourself out You’re probably stressed out about COVID and are having to... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Lieutenant James Kouski, Killed by Car

James Kouski Hometown Police Department, Illinois End of Watch Saturday, April 3, 2021 HOMETOWN, ILLINOIS--Lieutenant James Kouski was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a prior DUI-related crash at about 3:00 am. He was standing on the side of South Pulaski Road, near the intersection of 91st Street, when he was struck. The driver of the car that struck him fled the scene but was arrested later in the day. Lieutenant Kouski had served with the Hometown Police Department for 34 years. RELATED: Via Officer Down Memorial Page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | April 8, 2021 Read more →

Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff Christopher Wilson Knight Stabbed to Death by Prisoner

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Wilson Knight Bibb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia End of Watch Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Bibb County, Georgia--Deputy Sheriff Christopher Knight was stabbed to death by a prisoner at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center at about 2:45 am. He and another deputy were moving the prisoner to an observation area after the man-made suicidal comments. The inmate began fighting with both deputies and was able to gain control of Deputy Knight's knife, which he used to stab both deputies. Deputy Knight was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds one hour later. Deputy Knight had served with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his 2-year-old child and mother. Age 30 Tour 3... Read more →

Guest Opinion: New Jersey’s Bold Voting Rights Stance

- by Aron Solomon Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files One week ago, in New Jersey, on the same day Georgia enacted a new law to restrict voting, New Jersey did the opposite. As announced by Democratic Governor, Phil Murphy, New Jersey now requires all counties in the state to hold nine days of early, in-person machine voting ending the Sunday before Election Day in November. Yet there are fewer days of in-person voting for primaries, with only three for a non-presidential primary and five in any presidential election year. The governor’s announcement was made over Zoom, which itself over the past year has become our national digital town hall, a representation of technological democracy: easily accessible, free for most practical uses, and as inclusive as communications technology... Read more →

New Jersey Politics: NJ’s big borrowing deal comes under fire

JOHN REITMEYER, BUDGET/FINANCE WRITER | APRIL 7, 2021 | BUDGET, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ Now looking at a $6 billion surplus, state treasurer tells lawmakers it was right to borrow $4 billion amid fears of COVID-19 collapse This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. TRENTON, NJ--(April 7, 2021)--During testimony before lawmakers Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy’s treasurer repeatedly defended a decision to issue nearly $4 billion in debt without voter signoff last year in response to the coronavirus pandemic. New Jersey’s fiscal outlook has seen a major turnaround in recent months thanks to a flood of federal aid and rebounding revenue collections. Where once... Read more →

Rep. Norcross Hosts Discussion on Rescue Plan & School Funding

DEPTFORD, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) held a roundtable discussion on the American Rescue Plan and the funding for local South Jersey schools. Norcross met with students, teachers and administrators to hear about their personal experiences through the pandemic and discuss what the new funding can be spent on and how this bill will help to safely reopen schools and get our students back into classrooms. The American Rescue Plan puts shots in arms, money in pockets, people in jobs and children in schools by providing students and teachers the resources they need to return to the classroom safely with over $120 billion for K-12, including $4.5 billion for New Jersey and $375 million for New Jersey’s First Congressional District. Deptford Township... Read more →

Delaware's New Recycling Program “Recyclopedia”

A new online resource to help Delawareans take the guesswork out of recycling has been unveiled by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The new tool, Recyclopedia, helps the public and businesses determine the quickest and easiest ways to recycle materials that would otherwise go to a landfill. The web-based application offers an easy-to-navigate, pictorial guide for more than 200 commonly used recyclables and where those can be recycled depending on the user’s ZIP code. Whether by computer, tablet, phone or other device, Delawareans and businesses can choose or search for an item and quickly find where it should be recycled. “Recyclopedia is a new and exciting way DNREC is harnessing technology to reduce the amount of recyclables sent to our landfills,”... Read more →

Register for Assateague Living Shoreline Project Webinar

The public is invited to learn about the Assateague Living Shoreline Project by attending a free webinarat 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 21. The event is hosted by the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program and the Delaware Coastal Training Program. This webinar is part of an ongoing virtual series since May 2020 and is offered free of charge. For more information, visit delawarelivingshorelines.org. Registration and information is also available on the DNREC events calendar. The Assateague Living Shoreline Project was conceived as an opportunity to implement a dynamic living shoreline in a high-energy environment to address erosion, enhance habitat, and provide user-friendly access to the shallow waters of Sinepuxent Bay, an inland... Read more →

Authorities Announce Arrest of Fugitive Sought in Reading,PA Quadruple Murder

PHILADELPHIA PA (April 7, 2021)--Pedro Sanchez-Laporte, a fugitive wanted in connection with a quadruple murder and for gun and drug crimes, has been arrested in Florida, announced Michael J. Driscoll, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Philadelphia Division, and Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams. FBI Tampa SWAT personnel took Sanchez-Laporte into custody this morning, April 6, 2021, without incident at a residence in Lake Alfred, Florida. On January 28, 2018, Sanchez-Laporte and four other alleged members of the Trinidad Drug Trafficking Organization confronted four individuals selling narcotics in Reading, Pennsylvania, in a location operated and controlled by the Trinidad Drug Trafficking Organization. The confrontation escalated into threats, then Sanchez-Laporte and associates allegedly opened fire on the individuals. Three victims died at the... Read more →

NJEDA Releases Rules for Emerge Business Tax Incentive Program

Offers Virtual Listening Sessions and Online Feedback Submission Opportunities TRENTON, N.J. (April 1, 2021) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today released a draft of the rules and targeted industry definitions under which the new Emerge business tax incentive program will be administered. Members of the public are encouraged to review the preliminary rules and industry definitions and provide feedback through one of three virtual Public Listening Sessions hosted by the Authority in April, or to submit written feedback through an online form available on the Economic Recovery Act website. The Emerge program is expected to begin accepting applications in late May. Emerge is part of the suite of programs created under the Economic Recovery Act of 2020 to address the ongoing economic... Read more →

Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, Registration Now Open!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 7, 2021)--The 5th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Ron Jaworski's Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. The tournament will provide families with financial needs the opportunity to give their sons and daughters a Gloucester Catholic High School education! All proceeds directly fund scholarships and tuition assistance. A limited number of golfing spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Last year's tournament sold out, so please register as soon as possible, if interested, online by clicking on the link below. After all spots are filled, all subsequent registrations will be put on a waiting list. Gloucester Catholic is a school with an inspiring tradition. Since 1926, GCHS... Read more →

Why Do You Need To Play With Casinos That Accept Bitcoin?

There are several reasons why you can play at casinos that accept Bitcoin. Indeed, today online casinos have made it convenient for players to gamble with real money. They ensure different safety measures for customers to make payments safely. However, there is always a risk when you expose your bank account details or credit card details at a gambling site. To avoid such risks, especially when you own Bitcoin in a cryptocurrency wallet, it can serve as a secure payment mode at online casino sites. Here are some benefits that are distinct when you use Bitcoin to make financial transactions at a casino such as FortuneJack. Secure Transactions This is the foremost benefit that comes from signing up at a casino that accepts Bitcoin. When... Read more →

Dr. Til Jolly Leads IIFX Medical Advisory Board ; Leadership Members Named

Board will provide guidance on the evolving science of COVID-19 and future health threats to members of the sports and entertainment industry April 7, 2021 Jackson, Mississippi – The Innovation Institute for Fan Experience (IIFX)has announced formation of a new Medical Advisory Board – IIFX MD -- to provide industry thought leadership focused on science-driven best practices for venues, participants and fans. Dr. Til Jolly, Chief Medical Officer of Aveshka, Inc. will lead IIFX MD Medical Advisory Board. The Board will work closely with IIFX Founder,Dr. Lou Marciani, the IIFX Distinguished Fellows, and other international industry leaders and will be chaired by Dr. Til Jolly, IIFX Distinguished Fellow and Chief Medical Officer of Aveshka, Inc. “This board includes medical advisers for some of the world’s... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL: Frontier Airlines New Nonstop Flights From Philadelphia to Portland, Maine & Providence

Fares as low as $29* PHILADELPHIA – April 6, 2021 – Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) today announces two new nonstop routes from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine, and Providence. With the addition of this new service, Frontier now offers 25 nonstop destinations from PHL. To celebrate the new service, Frontier is offering fares as low as $29*. “We’re excited to grow again at Philadelphia International Airport with new nonstop flights to Portland and Providence,” said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial, Frontier Airlines. “At Frontier, we’re focused on delivering ‘Low Fares Done Right,’ and constantly look for new travel opportunities for our customers. These new routes will now provide an affordable and convenient option for Philly area travelers to visit these two unique... Read more →